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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    A
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B-
Weld County is located in Colorado with a population of 285,729. In Weld County, most residents own their homes. In Weld County there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Weld County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Weld County are above average.
Population
285,729

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$245,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$955
National
$949
Area Feel
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    28%
  • Own
    72%
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Weld County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    164.8
    282.7
  • Murder
    3.1
    6.1
  • Rape
    36.5
    40.7
  • Robbery
    30.3
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    261.6
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,264.2
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    165.6
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    13%

Working in Weld County

Jobs
A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$66,489
National
$55,322

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